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Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Tyrant Patrick

 
 
John Tyrant Patrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2017
1. John Tyrant Patrick Marker
Inscription.
Founded the village
of Vineland in 1884
Incorporated as the
town of Southern Pines
March 7, 1887

 
Location. 35° 10.416′ N, 79° 23.515′ W. Marker is in Southern Pines, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of SE Broad Street and East Pennsylvania Avenue, on the right when traveling north on SE Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Southern Pines Town Administration Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 SE Broad Street, Southern Pines NC 28387, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Sanatorium (approx. 8.3 miles away); Camp Mackall (approx. 8.9 miles away); Ret. SFC Zeb D. Harrington and The "Junkyard Dog" (approx. 11.8 miles away); East Meets West (approx. 11.8 miles away); Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch (approx. 11.8 miles away); Biography of Robert Hoyle Upchurch (approx. 11.8 miles away); James McConnell (approx. 11.8 miles away); James Rogers McConnell (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Patrick, John Tyrant. After carefully considering several sites and in consultation with the newly enlarged Seaboard Air-Line Railway,
John Tyrant Patrick Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2017
2. John Tyrant Patrick Marker (tall view)
Patrick used his own resources in March 1884 to purchase 675 acres in Moore County. He organized the New England Manufacturing, Mining, and Estate Company and laid out a town first called Vineland but soon renamed Southern Pines. Securing the recommendation of physicians in New England and the Middle Atlantic states, he issued brochures and other material to attract newcomers. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Patrick, John T. (John Tyrant), 1852-1918. John Tyrant Patrick (1852 - 1918) was a journalist and resort developer from Wadesboro, North Carolina. Patrick attracted northerners to North Carolina by advertising inexpensive, fertile land in northern newspapers. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. Pinebluff Town History. (Link includes photo of John Tyrant Patrick) The town of Pinebluff was established as part of the late-19th century effort to populate the Sandhills Region of the state and thereby bring in some needed economic stimulus. In the aftermath of the War Between The States, the Sandhills Region had been heavily timbered, with most of the longleaf pines either cut for lumber or boxed for turpentine. Seeking to attract new residents, John Tyrant Patrick, the State Commissioner of Immigration, helped
Southern Pines Administration Office (<i>view from marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 16, 2017
3. Southern Pines Administration Office (view from marker)
to found and lay out the town of Southern Pines. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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